Isha is a part of the regional Labour & Employment team in our Singapore office and has advised on a wide spectrum of employment-related matters for India and Southeast Asia. She also has core capital markets experience primarily focused on the India market and has advised on a range of fund raising transactions through public offers and international issuances.

    Isha is an India qualified lawyer and holds an LL.M. from National University of Singapore. Isha has well-rounded knowledge of labour and employment related issues surrounding commercial transactions as her practice has involved her on numerous regulatory and advisory matters across industries and jurisdictions.

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    Labour & Employment

    • Advising a client on assessment and gap analysis of the level of adequacy of compliance for their background screening check products for regulated individuals with the relevant guidelines in major Southeast Asian jurisdictions.
    • Advising a client on structure of their employee stock option plan for employees based in multiple jurisdictions. Advising and assisting various clients to review their employment and corporate policies.
    • Advising a major infrastructure company for making representation to the relevant government regulator in connection with complying with local labour regulations.
    • Advising a client in its dispute with an ex-employee in senior management role regarding breach of contractual obligations and negotiating for a settlement involving employment law compliance of two critical jurisdictions.
    • Advising a client on negotiating for a settlement with their C-suit level ex-employee and determining statutory and contractual payouts for dual employment in India and Hong Kong.
    • Advising and assisting various clients across industries to obtain immigration visas and transfer to work in multiple jurisdictions in the region.

    Capital Markets

    • Advising Edelweiss Financial Services, JM Financial Services and Spark Capital on the proposed initial public offering by Prataap Snacks, one of the leading diversified snack food companies in India. Advising Axis Capital, SBI Capital Markets, Yes Securities and ICICI Securities on the proposed US$80 million IPO of Hinduja Leyland Finance, a leading vehicle finance NBFC in India.
    • Advising CLSA, Kotak Securities and Axis Capital on the US$175 million Rule 144A initial public offering by Varun Beverages, the second largest PepsiCo franchisee globally (outside US).
    • Advising Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors on the US$75 million qualified institutions placement by Manpasand Beverages, one of the leading mango drink manufacturers in India.
    • Advising Axis Capital, IIFL Capital, Yes Securities and ICICI Securities on the US$60 million initial public offering by Quess Corp, India’s leading integrated business services provider.
    • Advising HSBC, Axis Capital, Edelweiss Financial Services and ICICI Securities on the US$380 million initial public offering by Equitas, a diversified financial services company with a small finance bank license. Equitas is the first small finance bank to be listed in India.
    • Advising Ambit Corporate Finance on the US$27 million qualified institutions placement by Take Solutions, a leading technology solutions and service provider of life sciences, supply chain management and enterprise solutions.
    • Advising SBI Capital Market and Elara Capital (India) Private Limited on the US$70 million IPO of Infibeam Incorporation Limited, the first Indian e-commerce company to go public.
    • Advising the underwriters Macquarie Capital Securities, Edelweiss Capital and SBI Capital on US and international law aspects of the US$56 million IPO of Prabhat Dairy, the first Indian dairy company to list publicly.
    • Advising ICICI Securities on the US$65 million GDR offering by Hinduja Foundries, one of the largest foundry companies in India.

    Projects

    • Training workshop for a major Singapore construction Company on risk assessment and contract management.
    • Advising clients on feasibility for establishing a Data Hub Centre in certain jurisdiction drawing parallels from Singapore.

    Education

    • National University of Singapore, LL.M., 2015
    • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, LL.B., 2013

    Admissions

    • India, 2013

    Languages

    • English
    • Hindi

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